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February 29 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Celebrate Historic Milwaukee’s 50th Anniversary!

2024 Event: This year’s gala will be held at the Saint Kate Arts Hotel in the heart of Downtown Milwaukee. The evening will kick off with hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and access to the Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel Galleries. A sit-down catered dinner and program in the ballroom will follow.

5:30 pm: Doors open, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and access to the Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel Galleries

7:00 pm: Dinner & Awards Program. Honoring Friends and Partners of Historic Milwaukee.

New This Year! 9:00 pm – 11 pm: Disco Party – Boogie down with DJ Gramma Matrix, snap some pics in the Groovy Photo Booth, learn the Hustle during a group dance lesson led by Fred Astaire Studio Director Daniel Skyler, and watch a retro roller skating performance with Roll Train MKE.

Tickets: $175 Members | $200 Non-Members

RSVP by Feb 9, 2024

Attire: 70s Party Attire Encouraged! Best dressed contest!

What’s Included

An assortment of Passed hors d’oeuvres

3 Course Meal – Entrée options:

  1. Braised Beef Short Rib Bourguignon served with Truffled Potato Leek Puree, Pot Roast Carrots, Wild Mushroom Demi Glace
  2. Almond Crusted Whitefish served with Brown Butter Green Beans, Herbed Rice Pilaf, with Mustard Glaze and Lemon Cream
  3. Maple Glazed Sweet Potato (Vegetarian/Vegan Option) served with Ancient Grain Risotto, Pea Tendrils, Pepitas, Maple Miso

Disco Party Experience

Honoring Friends and Partners of Historic Milwaukee – This year’s honorees include: 

Program Trailblazer: George Wagner for the founding of Doors Open Milwaukee
Organization Champion: Sandra Ackerman for her years of service as Historic Milwaukee’s first Executive Director
Guiding Light: Kathy Kean for helping establish Historic Walker’s Point and grow Historic Milwaukee through tours and guide training
Walk of Fame: Mary McAndrews, Frank Matusinec, and in memory of George Gurria for leading countless walking tours
Neighborhood Partner: VIA Community Development Corporation for developing two neighborhood mobile app tours in multiple languages with Historic Milwaukee

Historic Milwaukee Raffle

How to purchase Tickets: Anyone can purchase tickets, no need to attend the gala. Buy your tickets beginning February 6 at the Historic Milwaukee office – 235 E Michigan St – or at Remarkable Milwaukee.

When will you announce winners? The drawing will take place at 8 pm at Remarkable Milwaukee on Feb 29. Winners do not need to be present to win. 400 tickets to be sold

Tickets: 1 for $10 or 3 for $25

Raffle Prizes – Three Winners:

  1. $500 Cash
  2. Felt Verza Speed 50 Bicycle ($700 Value), donated by Wheel & Sprocket. This 21-speed bike is great for all level of riders, suitable for commuting, fitness, and general cycling. The winner selects the color and size.
  3. Pfister Hotel: Deluxe Accommodations for One Night and Afternoon Tea for Two, donated by Marcus Hotels & Restaurants.

Additional details: A total of 400 tickets can be sold. License number: R0010456-A-21022.

Online Silent Auction
The Remarkable Milwaukee Auction will be held online from February 22 – March 3, stay tuned for bidding!

About Remarkable Milwaukee
Each year, Historic Milwaukee honors several individuals, businesses and organizations that have a strong history in Milwaukee and have made exemplary contributions to the city’s heritage and the built environment. This year’s program will celebrate Historic Milwaukee’s five decades of programming in Milwaukee. Proceeds raised at Remarkable Milwaukee support Historic Milwaukee’s mission to increase awareness of and commitment to Milwaukee’s history, architecture, and the preservation of our built environment. Your support is an investment in a host of educational programs—including walking tours, Space & Traces, and Doors Open—which touch the lives of thousands of local residents, school children and visitors to our remarkable city.

Location

Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel
139 E Kilbourn Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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